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WATCH: Senator Tim Scott Reads Racist Tweets Directed at Him for Supporting Sessions

Republican Senator Tim Scott receives a fair amount of criticism for being a member of the GOP, but this week he took extra grief for supporting Jeff Sessions for attorney general. Here, on the Senate floor, he reads a few of the racist tweets directed at him: 

He followed up the tweets saying this: 

I left out all the ones that use the N-word. Just felt like that would not be appropriate. You see what I’m surprised by, just a smidgen, is that the liberal left that speaks and desires the rest of us to be tolerant do not want to be tolerant of anyone that disagrees with where they are coming from. So the definition of tolerance isn’t that all Americans experience a high level of tolerance is that all Amer­i­cans that agree with them experiences this so-called tolerance.

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